07 May '11, 6pm

This Week in the Congress: On Thursday, the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee of the House Transport...

On Thursday, the Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee of the House Transportation Committee held a hearing on “Environmental Protection Agency Mining Policies: Assault on Appalachia.” Video and written testimony are available here . For detailed descriptions of the EPA’s outrageous war on Appalachian coal production, click here , here , or here . Suffice it to say, EPA has subverted the Administrative Procedures Act to enact a de facto moratorium on mining. It engineered a new Clean Water Act “pollutant,” saline effluent, which the EPA claims degrades water quality downstream from mines by harming a short lived insect that isn’t an endangered species. The hearing yesterday was part 1; next Wednesday, the subcommittee is scheduled to hear from EPA administrator Lisa Jackson. It was a bipartisan bashing. The only Democrat to show up was Ranking Member Rep. Nick Rahal...

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